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Low memory left on hard drive

Can someone pls help me?We have an acer laptop running windows vista and it has a partitioned hard drive.My C/drive only has 20% free space left (I cant understand where its all gone?!)Yet we have over 30gb on the D/drive unused.Is there a way I can start using the D/drive to free up space on the C/drive to make the system more stable/quicker?PLEASE HELP!!!!!

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Re: moving data to d:

In reply to: Low memory left on hard drive

Things you can't move:
- Program Files folder
- Windows folder
- Root Folder
- most of your profile data

Things you can move:
- all folders you created yourself to contain data directly under the root folder (we don't know what it is, you do)
- your Documents and everything that's in it (can be quite a lot), as described in http://www.lockergnome.com/windows/2006/12/08/change-the-location-of-the-documents-folder-in-vista/

Two good things to free disc space on the c:-drive
- disable System Restore and enable it again. This frees up the data store used by System Restore
- disc cleanup wizard or ccleaner (free download)

Hope this helps.


Kees


It will not (or hardly) help to make the system more stable or quicker (in fact, certain things might become slower), but it will help to start using d:.

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Before you go moving files be sure that the D drive ...

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isn't part of the Acer eRecovery system AND that you have created the eRecovery Disks.

Moving with caution is usually better for avoiding the quicksand than leaping before looking.

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my doc

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The my documents folder get unbelievably large some times. Move the stuff to a different folder then
start>right click my documents>direct it to somewhere else

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